Analysis and Data

INTERVIEW: 60% of NEXIM’s strategic plan is to promote intra-African trade – MD

“Through our bank’s intervention, one of the companies we funded did the first major export of shea butter out of Nigeria in 2018.”

Godwin Emefiele

Central Bank retains loan deposit ratio at 65%

The apex bank said it would continue to monitor compliance, review market development and make further alterations in the LDR as it deems appropriate.

Naira Notes

NSE market capitalisation gains N417bn, amid increased positive sentiments

The market closed positively with 37 gainers and 11 losers.

Electricity Meter

The new electricity tariffs and percentage hike by NERC for all categories of consumers, 11 DISCOs

The price hike affects all categories of consumers

Oloibiri Oil Field

ANALYSIS: Nigeria LNG Train 7: Little step with giant global significance

With over $10 billion to be invested, officials say the project will boost foreign direct investment (FDI) in the country.


ANALYSIS: Nigeria’s 2020 tax outlook and the tasks before new FIRS Chairman

Nigeria slipped two points to 159 from 157 in its Ease of Paying Taxes.

Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed. [Photo credit: Guardian Nigeria]

Seven taxes Finance Bill 2019 amends, how they affect Nigerians

As more revenue accrues into government treasury, Nigerians will have to spend more than they have been spending.

Mary Uduk, Acting Director-General of SEC. [Photo credit: CNBC Africa]

INTERVIEW: What we’re doing to increase interest of Nigerians in capital market – SEC DG

Electronic offering will check unclaimed dividend issues, others, says acting SEC DG.

Nigeria Stock Exchange

Yuletide: NSE market capitalisation shed N143 billion

The market capitalisation which opened at N12.877 trillion closed at N12.734 trillion.

China on map

FACT-CHECK: Was Nigeria’s Per Capita Income twice that of China?

Nearly three decades ago, the average Nigerian had as much as double the amount the average Chinese had.

Zenith Bank Plc headquarters

Zenith Bank lifts trading on NSE with 357.23 million shares

The worth of Zenith Bank shares was N6.18 billion.

In what is clearly a brutal assault on free speech, Omoyele Sowore was arrested.

ANALYSIS: RE: FG To Drag Judge Before The NJC For Granting Sowore Bail

”We believe the story is also calculated to justify the unwarranted and irresponsible disobedience of the court order granting Omoyele Sowore bail, pending the time he may be arraigned in court in respect of the Charge/Information said to have been filed against him.”

A private filling station used to illustrate the story.

Average price for kerosene, diesel, petrol rose in August – NBS

The bureau lists states with the highest and lowest average price for the refilling of a 5kg cylinder of LPG.

Director-General, Debt Management Office, DMO, Patience Oniha

Nigeria govt. to auction N150bn bonds September 25

The DMO says units of sale is N1, 000 per unit, subject to a minimum subscription of N50 million.

Saudi Arabia

How do the Saudi attacks affect Nigeria?

The Iran-backed Houthi militia in neighbouring Yemen, have taken responsibility for the attack in Saudi Arabia.

Debit Cards

How to protect your Debit Card from fraud

Many pay for their online transactions with their debit cards.

Nigeria Stock Exchange

NSE: Market indicators dip further by 0.47 per cent

The All-Share Index lost 127.64 points to close at 26,925.29 from 27,052.93 recorded on Thursday.

A Bureau De Change, BDCs, operator

Naira closes at N362.57 to dollar at investors window

Turnover at the window stood at $293.60 million.

Nigeria Stock Exchange

NSE crucial market indices resume trading with 0.14 per cent

The market capitalisation increased by N19 billion to close at N13.483 trillion against N13.464 trillion on Friday.


CBN injects $210m into forex market

CBN says it efforts has helped to ensure the stability of the Naira and also increase the level of investors and public confidence in the economy.

MTN Nigeria office

MTN leads gainers’ chart, amid N2.95 interim dividend

Seplat topped the laggards’ table with a loss of N35 to close at N490 per share.

Dollar and Naira bills [Photo credit: NairaFX]

Naira gains marginally against dollar at parallel market

The Pound Sterling and the Euro closed at N458 and N403 respectively.

Oil rig used to illustrate the story.

How poor disclosure, delayed passage of PIB mar Nigeria’s oil licencing exercise

The integrity and transparency of the exercise continue to generate ripples among stakeholders.

President Muhammadu Buhari signing the agreement establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), on behalf of Nigeria

ANALYSIS: How new African trade agreement Buhari signed will impact Nigeria

The Nigerian leader signed the AfCFTA pact on Sunday, after initially declining assent for months.

AIRTEL office used to illustrate the story. [PHOTO CREDIT: Stackpreneur]

SEC approves Airtel Africa’s secondary listing on NSE

The listing of Airtel Africa on the nation’s bourse would now be on July 8.